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Vertonghen completes Benfica move

Former Tottenham defender Jan Vertonghen has completed a move to Benfica. The 33-year-old Belgian international left the North London club last month when his contract came to an end after making over 300 appearances for them. He had been linked with a host of clubs, including Roma, Inter Milan, and Napoli, with former club Ajax also showing an interest in ...

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Who will win the 2020 Europa League?

The Europa League has reached the semi-final stage, with Manchester United set to take on Sevilla and Inter Milan playing Shakhtar Donetsk. The United match will be played in Cologne on Sunday (August 16th), with the Inter game set for the following evening in Dusseldorf. Both games will kick-off at 9 pm local time. A Cup final is difficult to ...

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City ready to hijack move for Liverpool target

Manchester City are ready to hijack moves by Liverpool to sign Bayern Munich star Thiago Alcántara in this summer window. Liverpool have been strongly linked with the Spanish midfielder, who is set to leave the Allianz Arena after seven successful. However, now comes news that their main title rivals are ready to gazump them by offering more money for the ...

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Torreira linked with Roma swap deal

Arsenal midfielder Lucas Torreira has been strongly linked with a move back to Italy this summer, with both AC Milan and Fiorentina said to interested in the former Sampdoria player. However, reports have now emerged that he could form part of a swap deal with Roma defensive midfielder Amadou Diawara coming the other way. Torreira is unhappy with his lack ...

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Chelsea drop Bakayoko asking price

Chelsea have dropped the asking price of Tiemoué Bakayoko, who has been told that he has no future at Stamford Bridge. The 25-year old French international moved to West London in a £40 million deal from Monaco three years ago when Antonio Conte was still manager at the club. However, he struggled to cope with the intensity and pace of ...

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David Silva to join Lazio

David Silva will join Lazio on a three-year deal once Manchester City’s Champions League campaign has ended. The 34-year old has completed a decade at the Etihad, but, although they wanted him to stay, has decided to move elsewhere, given the length of deal that was offered to him. Instead he has opted to join the Serie A club because ...

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Real perform U-turn on Ceballos

Arsenal’s hopes of keeping Dani Ceballos have been dealt a major blow after his parent club Real Madrid performed a U-turn and changed their previous stance on the player. The 24-year old Spanish international moved to the Emirates on a season-long loan, and, after a difficult start, became an integral part of the team that won the FA Cup under ...

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Smalling linked with Inter move

Chris Smalling has been linked with a move to Inter Milan. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has indicated that the door is open to Smalling to be reintegrated back into the United set-up, but the former England centre-back is unlikely to be happy with limited first team football next season. The 30-year old defender spent last season on loan with Roma but ...

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Chelsea face competition for Real Madrid full-back

Chelsea are facing competition from Lazio to sign Real Madrid full-back Serge Reguilon. The Stamford Bridge club have identified left-back as an area that they need to strength this summer and have previously been linked with a move for Leicester’s Ben Chilwell, although his £80 million price tag is a major impediment to that deal. Now Reguilon has been identified ...

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Sessegnon set for loan move away from Spurs

Tottenham left-back Ryan Sessegnon has been linked with a number of clubs who want to take him on loan ahead of next season. The 20-year old joined Spurs from Fulham last year in a £25 million deal but has failed to make a major impression in North London so far, although injuries have hampered his progress. He appeared in just ...

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